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The Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is committed to studying how environmental factors negatively impact human health, how to recognize and prevent these effects, and how to improve public health through clinical care and health care policy.
The department is part of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine and is home to a dynamic, collaborative, and highly interactive faculty conducting bleeding-edge research and training the next generation of leaders in environmental science, occupational medicine, and public health.
The department offers a variety of graduate programs, and a clinical fellowship, and is the home of pre-and post-doctoral training programs funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
Our interdisciplinary programs include approximately xx faculty and subject matter experts from multiple colleges at the University of Cincinnati, governmental agencies, including NIOSH, the Environmental Protection Agency, and multiple health departments in the region.
The impact of our research, education, and clinical programs is leading the way to effectively improve the health of our communities.
Story cites a University of Cincinnati study on the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer, led by Andrew Maier, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine.
The FDA announced it wants more information about active ingredients in certain topical antiseptic rubs, including common hand sanitizers. The agency hopes more data will demonstrate the effectiveness of sanitizers and guarantee no unknown risks can arise from regular use of the products.
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